What Itís Like to Lose Your Best Friend to Suicide
Editor’s Note: The suicide this week of actor and comedian Robin Williams seems to have taken many by surprise. For Alma Rodriguez, 17, who lost her best friend to suicide two years ago, the tragedy reminds her of the importance of knowing the signs to look for when a friend is struggling with depression.
Setting up a nonprofit organization requires passion, patience
Jeffery Duplessis has a passion for nonprofits. After spending some 20 years in the media, he is now communications and training coordinator at the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits in Jackson helping others launch their charitable concerns.
High-profile nonprofits that invest millions of dollars in political campaign ads regularly omit from their tax returns information about the companies they hire, according to a Center for Public Integrity investigation.
Honesty time: I’m a helicopter mom. I hover – a lot. There could be a gazillion reasons for it, but that’s not the point. The point is I can be overprotective and well, hovering. However, this summer, I’ve been stepping back. It’s been tough. But the results are so worth it. I’ve seen my little girl blossom, bloom, and become so much more confident than she ever was. Here are the two simple things I did to consciously step back and still stay involved.
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In 2006, Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner and United Farm Workers Co-Founder Dolores Huerta visited Tucson High School in Arizona and delivered a speech. As part of her speech, she stated "Republicans Hate Latinos." The statement was used in 2010 by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and other Arizona Politicians to justify the passage of House Bill 2281-The Ethnic Studies Ban....More
JVS Chicago Career Connections for Professionals presents -- "Non-Profit Industry -- A Career Option for Corporate Professionals." Tiffany Tuckett, HR Recruiter/Staffing John G. Shedd Aquarium talks about working at the Shedd, what they look for in new recruits and the particular culture at the Shedd. She also discusses the culture shock that many people experience moving from a for-profit environment to a non-profit one and how to prepare for an interview in the non-profit sector. ...
Outlawing Shakespeare: The Battle for the Tucson Mind is a documentary that focuses on the elimination of the Mexican American Studies program within the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) in Arizona. Under a federal de-segregation decree, Mexican American Studies was created and was successful at improving academic achievement for Latino students in Tucson until earlier in 2012 when it was shut down by the TUSD School Board.